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Thanks for the yearbook donations for our small town school! (2012)

Last year I learned that most students at our local school had not ordered a yearbook… even though the cost was just $3. We live in a small town with a high poverty rate. Many of the kids in school had never owned a yearbook before. This saddened me, thinking about so many children growing […]

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January 18, 2012

Code Purple Event: New York City (launches on February 16, 2012)

The following information is being shared with us via West Glen and ING Activewear.* Learn More: Did you know that in Africa, a child dies every 45 seconds from Malaria? As a mother, you know that no child should have to live in fear every single day of their lives.  I’m contacting you today on […]

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Social Helping Network, Helping Those in Need

Donate to a Social Helping Network to Directly Help Those in Need How many times have you looked in your closet, and found that outgrown warm winter coat, or those hardly worn tennis shoes your son outgrew before he even broke them in, and thought, “I’d love to get these out of the house, and […]

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January 11, 2011

Countering my post about Sucky People (here’s another side)

I recently wrote a post about just how sucky people can be. Kartik, my friend in India, asked if he could counter my post with two positive, uplifting stories. I agreed. Why not, right? There are always two sides to darn near every story 🙂 Even if both of Kartik’s stories DID fall on Christmas […]

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January 3, 2011

Today I realized my own strength…and just how sucky people can be.

This has been one heck of a week for our family. “That which doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” rings in my mind as I write this post. Between a snowfall of 16+ inches, power loss, no heat, no water, running low on food, cooking meals for a neighbor in need and more…this post finds […]

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December 16, 2010

The bags are filled and ready to go! (The 2010 “Mommy Perks Holiday Project”)

{Scroll down for the photos} Recently, I wrote a post called Sucky Cupcakes. Leah, my dear friend and client, jokingly wrote to me calling the kids in our town “Shara’s Kids.” She knows that I’ve taken them on as a heart project – so to say. We have a high low-income rate here and I […]

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